Majority of successful people usually recognize the fact that they should do some additional things in life rather than merely engaging themselves in working, sleeping and eating on daily basis. According to experts, every individual requires enjoying downtime for few minutes or hours and thereby, to make most of the free time by involving in a hobby that may probably results in the gateway to be more successful in near future. For instance, playing table, drum or any other musical instrument would help in simulation of one’s analytical skills and his/her creativity.
Richard Branson’s Hobby is to Play Chess
Firstly, experts would discuss about the hobby of Virgin Group founder named Richard Branson, whose favorite spare time is to play chess. According to his writings on the Virgin’s blog, “As per my opinion, chess is probably the best game played by people of every age group across the world.”
He further said to the media and his own blog that the game of chess combines interesting aspects present in different games and sports. These include planning, tactics, bravery, risk bearing and at the same time, chess allows players to enjoy a cup of tea/coffee and go for stimulating conversation during the game time. Hence, he usually spends leisure time on the Beach of Necker Island by enjoying chess with his children.
Meryl Streep Likes to Knit in Leisure
Every one of us may know the famous and award winning star Meryl Streep. However, there are only few people, who know that she has a passion to knit clothes during leisure time. In addition, Streep also highlighted that she wore hand-knitted shawl in her movie named Doubt. In fact, the leading female actor admits in front of the media that she loves to give much of her leisure time on knitting activities and she identifies her hobby as a therapeutic one.
Meryl Streep commented, “I consider the set of knitting clothes as the place, which helps me to gather the thoughts of my soul and help me to understand the life very well.” Excluding Streep, few other celebs, such as Ryan Gosling, Julia Roberts and Christina Hendricks love to knit during the leisure time.
Bill Gates Considers Himself as Avid Bridge Player
Now, we would highlight the hobbies of the worldwide richest person (the billionaire) and the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation named Mr. Bill Gates. Other than his vast knowledge in software programs and Information Technology sector, he has passion towards few old-fashioned hobbies. In addition, he highlights in Reddit, a social media platform that he likes to be an avid bridge player. He has passion towards playing tennis and perceives his favorite pastime as spending few hours with his loving kids.
George W. Bush Dedication to Paint Masterpieces
On further analysis, experts have found the former President of United States named George W. Bush a prolific painter. According to the media reports, he painted approximately 50 puppies, innumerable numbers of landscapes and minimum 30 worldwide leaders. Bush started with painting after he resigned from the President office in the year 2009 and spent approximately one month in Florida to learn artworks and masterpieces from a famous painter of Georgia.